We are DataSakura. Our company is engaged in development and support of well-known products, from high load analytic systems to mobile games such as Cut the Rope, King of Thieves, Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja.

Datasakura is an elite team of professionals, namely: software developers, artists, quality assurance engineers, and game designers.

We have a very high mark for the quality and ethics of our work, and believe that only high quality work makes this world better. Our team proactively improves the processes and practices to become more efficient and deliver more value to the world.

Art Lead

We are opening a position of Art Lead (Art Director) for mobile games.

Main scope:

Lead art work on different projects: casual mobile games, both mature and new

4-6 artists in subordination

Performing the functions  of a senior artist on one project.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

• Strategy and tactics of the art direction, development andimplementation of quality standards and control.

• Consolidation of different art solutions on projects.

• Standardization and control of UX / UI direction.

• Management: recruiting, coaching, assessment, training anddevelopment.

• High-level estimation of labor costs for projects.

• Writing educational articles in English.

• Setting up communication with other development departments.

• Development of concept documents.

• Performing the functions of a senior artist on one project.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Excellent experience with mobile 2D games in medium-large gamedevcompanies.
  • Knowledge and experience with character animation, UI / UX.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Adobe suite.
  • Experience in managing a team of artists for 2 years at least.
  • English - not lower than upper-intermediate, both written and spoken.
  • Proactivity, ability to give and receive feedback, motivation for learning and development.

Full time remote work (home office)
Fixed hours (we believe in work and life balance)
Official contract with the Cyprus company
Paid vacations 28 days per annum
Paid professional courses (professional courses, project management, soft skills, online English group lessons with native speaker)
Co-working rent compensation
Equipment compensation program
Small and friendly team

Please note that portfolio, test task, and a video interview (could be held in Russian or English) are our normal parts of the recruiting process

Games we worked on

Games we worked on

Fruit Ninja
Jetpack Joyride
Cut The Rope 2
King of Thieves
Cut the Rope: Magic

Cut the Rope:
Cut the Rope


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